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Issue 1472
dumb britain Perfection, BBC2
Nick Knowles: Lord Lucan was buried in Westminster Abbey. True or false?
Contestant: True.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Which British prime minister attended an all-female college at Oxford?
Contestant: Tony Blair.


Hardball, BBC1
Ore Oduba: Merino wool comes from which animal?
Contestant: The whale.

Oduba: What animal is a cross between a horse and a donkey?
Contestant: A honkey.


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